MEFOMP celebrated IDMP in QATAR


Qatar Medical Physics Society in cooperation with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has again this year celebrated the International Day of Medical Physics which aims to raise awareness on the role that medical physicists play in patient care. The theme for the day this year is - “Education in Medical Physics – the Key to Success”.



More than 100 healthcare professionals including medical physicists, biomedical engineers, radiographers, oncologists, radiologists, nuclear medicine specialists, technicians and radiation safety officers attended a celebratory event held on 7 November to highlight the day and honor some outstanding medical physicists with HMC’s “Medical Physicist of the Year Award” in recognition of their contribution to the science of radiation. This year the award went to Mr. Rabih Wafiq Hammoud, Chief Oncology Physicist from Radiation Oncology. This award was followed by two more awards International Organization Of Medical Physics (IOMP) award for International Day Of Medical Physics (IDMP 2015) which went to Mr. Ibrahim Duhaini Past President MEFOMP and International Organization Of Medical Physics(IOMP) award for International Day Of Medical Physics (IDMP 2016) which was well received by Dr. Abdulla Al Haj Chief Health Physicist, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and current president of MEFOMP.
Part of the celebration also included the launching of new MEFOM website (www.mefomp.com) with new logo. This was followed by cutting of cake with new MEFOMP logo and lunch celebration.